Jodi Geddes is the co-founder at Circle In – a company that partners with over 50 leading organizations to provide a platform that supports their working parents and caregivers around the world. Circle In was also recently named a 2022 Telstra Business Awards winner, in the Accelerating Woman category!

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Jodi shares how her career evolved and the start of Circle In
  • Behind the scenes of running a business
  • The progression of parental leave policies
  • The uniqueness of working with multiple generations
  • Teaching managers & leaders to show more empathy
  • Equipping companies with the tools to support parents
  • Navigating employment situations before having to sue
  • What Jodi would tell herself before kids
  • Why everyone should have a mentor
  • Supporting women going through menopause

In this episode…

In this week’s episode, Sarah sits down with fellow Aussie and co-founder of Circle In, Jodi Geddes, to learn how Jodi started a successful business all while on maternity leave. The two also discuss everything from running a business as working mothers, to the progression of parental leave policies, and the importance of empathetic leaders supporting their employees in the office and at home. Plus, the “taboo” topic of menopause in the workplace, and how managers can support women going through it. Jodi also emphasizes the importance of having a mentor and developing the hardest soft skill – overcoming fear.

Sponsor for this episode…

This episode is brought to you by Nichols Law, PC, a San Francisco-based firm that represents clients worldwide and is dedicated to ensuring that women are treated and paid fairly in the workplace.

Nichols Law PC was founded by Sarah Nichols and their mission is to close the wage gap for women and give a voice to employees. Nichols Law represents individuals in retaliation to their discrimination and wage and hour claims. They also assist employees in negotiating their exits from employers.

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